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Mackenzie, E. and Ross, M.

AN HISTORICAL, TOPOGRAPHICAL, AND DESCRIPTIVE VIEW OF THE COUNTY PALATINE OF DURHAM;

Comprehending the Various Subjects of Natural, Civil, and Ecclesiastical Geography, Agriculture, Mines, Manufactures, Navigation, Trade, Commerce, Buildings, Antiquities, Curiosities, Public Institutions, Charities, Population, Customs, Biography, Local History, &c. Newcastle upon Tyne: ... Mackenzie and Dent ... 1834.
1st Ed. 2 vols. 4to. cxxii + 518pp. + 450pp. Folding frontis. map, 19 engraved plates. Light browning, some marking to fore-edge of vol. 2., rebound in modern cloth, gilt lettered labels to spines, some fading. Eneas Mackenzie (17771832), topographical writer. ... Mackenzie was a strong radical, a secretary of the Northern Political Union, and the leading founder of the Newcastle Mechanics' Institute in 1824. His publications (all from Newcastle) contain much statistical information aimed at providing grounds for local self-improvement ... [the above work was]completed after Mackenzie's death by Metcalf Ross ...
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